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Armed robbery at Bluffton Dari Freeze on May 21

FROM BLUFFTON ICON - An armed robbery at the Bluffton Dari Freeze, 595 S. Main St., is under investigation by Bluffton police, according to Ryan Burkholder, police chief.

The police issued the following statement on May 22:

On Tuesday, May 21, at approximately 9:06 p.m. Bluffton police officers responded to the Bluffton Dari Freeze for a reported armed robbery that had just occurred.

Upon arrival, officers learned that two male suspects had entered the business and brandished a firearm and demanded money.

Both suspects were described as wearing hoodies with the hoods covering their heads and faces.

Undercover operation results 2 summonses

On Friday, May 10, Deputies from the Hardin County Sheriff’s Office conducted an undercover operation to monitor compliance with liquor sales laws among area businesses.  

A total of 12 businesses throughout the county were monitored; they were located in Dunkirk, Forest, Ridgeway, Mt. Victory, McGuffey, Alger and Kenton.  As a result, 2 summonses for selling alcohol to an underage person were issued to employees of 2 different businesses. 

In addition to the individual charges, the cases will be forwarded to the Ohio Department of Public Safety Investigative Division for possible sanctions against the liquor permit holders.  

Police report for May 7-13

The following Ada police reports were provided to the Icon by the Hardin County Sheriff’s office. They cover May 7 to May 13:

May 7
Noise complaint 615 Falling Timbers Blvd.
Investigate complaint, 569 E. Lincoln Ave.
Suspicious car, Padrone's, 219 S. Main St.
Fire alarm, 523 Loop Rd.
Investigate complaint, 307 Ream St.
Medical emergency, 401 W. Lima Ave.
Traffic stop, W. North Ave.

May 8
Medical emergency, Vancrest, 600 W. North Ave.
Investigate complaint, 339 W. North Ave.
Vehicle incident, junction of S.R. 235 and S.R. 309
Noise complaint, 222 E. Buckeye Ave.

Police report for April 30-May 6

The following Ada police reports were provided to the Icon by the Hardin County Sheriff’s office. They cover April 30 to May 6:

April 30
Medical emergency, Vancrest, 600 W. North Ave.
Investigate complaint, 910 Northern View
Animal call, 203 Turner Ave.
Vehicle incident, 712 N. Main St.

May 1
Investigate complaint, Health Trends Gym & Tanning, 123 E. Buckeye Ave.
Animal call, 414 S. Johnson St.
Animal call, 312 E. Lincoln Ave.
Vehicle incident, Taco Bell, 530 S. Main St.

Ada police report for April 23-29

The following Ada police reports were provided to the Icon by the Hardin County Sheriff’s office. They cover April 23 to April 29:

April 23

Medical emergency, 327 W. North Ave.

Traffic stop, W. Lincoln Ave.

Traffic stop, W. Montford Ave.

Traffic stop, C.R. 15

Investigate complaint, 616 S. Gilbert St.

Medical emergency, 520 W. Lincoln Ave.

Traffic stop, Ada Schools, 725 W. North Ave.

April 24

Traffic stop, 132 S. Main St.

Traffic stop, W. Lincoln Ave.

Investigate complaint, Health Trends Gym, 123 E. Buckeye Ave.

Investigate complaint, 535 N. Main St.

Ada police seek assistance to ID this vehicle

Hit and run at Liberty National Bank earlier this week

The Ada Police Department seeks assistance from the public to identify a vehicle  involved in a hit and run at the Liberty National Bank, according to Michael Harnishfeger, Ada police chief.

"Our officers would like to speak with the owner-driver of this vehicle. The vehicle would have substantial damage to the front passenger side of the vehicle," said Harnishfeger.

"As always, we appreciate your assistance and look forward to receiving information on who the owner/driver is," he continued.

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